THE DATING BILL OF RIGHTS

I have the right:

  • To trust myself and my instincts.
  • To refuse a date.
  • To ask for a date.
  • To suggest things to do.
  • To refuse to do something, even if my date is excited about doing it.
  • To be respected as a person.
  • To disagree.
  • To have my limits respected.
  • To be listened to.
  • To say “no.”
  • To be cared about.
  • To refuse touching.
  • To refuse sex with anyone, even after a date that costs a lot.
  • To stop dating some-one who puts me down in public or private.
  • To leave a person who hits or slaps me.
  • To break up with someone who hurts me, even if I love them.
  • To break up with someone who hurts me, even if they love me.
  • To break up with someone who makes me feel bad.
  • To ask for help if I need it.

 

I have the responsibility:

  • To set my sexual limits.
  • To discuss my limits with my partner.
  • To respect other people’s sexual lim-its.
  • To speak clearly and be honest.
  • To take care of myself.
  • To stay away from situations that might not be safe.
  • To listen to other people.
  • To care about other people.
  • Not to expect sex after I spend a lot of money on a date.
  • To never humiliate another person in public or private.
  • To refuse touching when I don’t want it.
  • To refuse sex when I don’t want it.
  • Not to do something that makes me uncomfortable.